JOIN OUR WINTER EXPEDITION #2 2024 ONBOARD THE MS ORIGO
Nature in the High Arctic constantly changes. On Svalbard, every day is different, and every year is different. Arctic Wildlife Tours guides leads this expedition to Svalbard, a remote area we know and love. That’s important, because this is a land where your guides must know how to handle the constantly-changing weather conditions, drift ice, and wildlife on the move 24 hours a day.
Not many operators do winter expeditions on Svalbard. Arctic Wildlife Tours is one out of few. You will never experience more magical light than the winter light on Svalbard.
Experience wildlife encounters in picture-perfect icy conditions by joining our Svalbard winter photography expedition. This exclusive small ship charter trip navigates through the Svalbard wilderness and icy waters of the High Arctic on board the expedition ship MS Origo. You will never forget it. Exclusively tour with maximum 12 guests onboard the spacious ship MS Origo.
Wondering what to expect? Please get in touch for more information and to talk about what you can expect.
Dates: April 07 - 15 2024
Duration: 7 nights/8 days
Embark: Longyearbyen, April 15 18:00
Disembark: Longyearbyen, April 22 09:00
Single cabin, private facilities, 1 places available
EUR 7 250 pr. pax.
Twin cabin, private facilities, 2 places available
EUR 7 250 pr. pax.
Twin spacious cabin(suite), private facilities, 2 places available
EUR 7 750 pr. pax.
Twin cabin, shared facilities, 2 places available
EUR 6 500 pr. pax.
Available spots might not be updated at all times. Please ask for update on how many cabins that still are available and which type of cabins by sending us an inquiry. The cabins are double shared cabins, in case you would like to book one of our double cabins as a single occupancy, please ask us.
Estimated travel route during this photo tour
This photo tour and itinerary will be planned in accordance with prevailing weather and ice conditions. The ice is still solid frozen in winter and we will adapt to these conditions. The sailing route will be along the west coast of Spitzbergen down south to Hornsund and as far north as possible.
Day 0 We always recommend to arrive Longyearbyen at least one day and night in advance.
Day 1 Departure from Longyearbyen throughout Isfjorden. Heading north or south, depending on the drift ice situation, into the drifting ice. We also search in the fjords we find interesting.
Day 1-7 We set course for the areas where we know we will meet the drift ice. No matter if we sail north or south this will be the focus. Some of the fjords and islands will be interesting to visit and we will search systematically for wildlife wherever we go. The fjords will still be frozen in this time of the year and we will see wildlife in these areas.
The route is just a estimate for where we can sail. This can, and probably will, be changed as we know this from our earlier expeditions.
Day 8 Leaving the ship after breakfast and prepare the travel home.
Booking Inquiry for Svalbard photo expedition
Registration: You register by sending in the booking forms we send you upon your request. This inquiry is not a binding booking.
After sending us an inquiry we will send you the booking forms by email. Send in the completed reservation/booking after receiving them. We will inform you about deposit payments and payment method as soon as you inquire with us. Payments can be done either by wire transfer or credit card payments. Receiving your booking form and a deposit payment will be a confirmed booking.
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